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Project by bondogaposis posted 721 days ago 1255 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gardener’s bench that I made for my mother. She is well into her eighties and still likes to garden. This bench is designed to sit on or you can flip it over and kneel on it. I got the plan from Wood Magazine. The wood is redwood. Simple glue and screw construction, no joinery other than a dado.

-- Bondo Gaposis





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 721 days ago

That Is a great idea! Nice work. Bet she loves it.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Brianb1

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#2 posted 721 days ago

Very cool !! My grandmother who is almost 80 loves to garden, however she doesnt get around as well as she use to. This may be what she needs. thanks for sharing !!!

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bondogaposis

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#3 posted 721 days ago

I’m hoping it helps to keep her outside doing what she loves for a few more years. This was a very easy project for me, but special because i know it will used by someone who will appreciate very much. I think the plans were great w/ an elegant and efficient design.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#4 posted 721 days ago

Good looking (and useful !) bench.

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#5 posted 710 days ago

Great Idea I should do something like this for my mom

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